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10 Completely Brilliant Guitar Tuition Sites - Cool Guitar Stuff

10 Completely Brilliant Guitar Tuition Sites - Cool Guitar Stuff
I’ve spent many hours either watching guitar video lessons or reading guitar blog posts and have created a list of the places I keep going back to again and again. Whether you are a learner, intermediate or advanced guitar player there’s something for everyone here. Guitar Jamz Marty Schwartz produces amazing guitar tutorials and tips videos for both electric and acoustic guitars. There’s a large amount of free materials available on his channels and if you want more he offers some great dvd’s at reasonable, good value for money prices. Check out his acoustic blues lesson below: …as well as this electric guitar lesson showing how to play Enter Sandman. Here are Marty’s two YouTube channels: Matt’s Guitar Lessons This small (ish) site offers an excellent selection of video guitar lessons showing how to play popular songs and some general improvisational tips. For examples check out this fantastic free video guitar lesson showing how to play Led Zeppelin’s ‘Bron-Yr-Aur’: Matt’s Guitar Lessons: Related:  guitar lessonsGuitar Programs & Guides

30+ Insanely Useful Websites for Guitarists The guitar is an instrument that knows no genre and no boundaries--one of the reasons why it's arguably the world's most beloved instrument. Here are over 30 incredibly useful (and often entertaining) websites dedicated to the guitar and its admirers. Must-see sites 1. Guitar Shred Show follows the escapades of Mr. Fastfinger, a Sumarai shredder with a gravelly voice who battles dwarves and accordion-wielding demons. 2. 3. 4. 5. Soloing 6. 100 Greatest Guitar Solos is a ranked list of the greatest guitar solos of all time with included tablature for each. 7. 20 Greatest Guitar Solos Ever resembles the beginning of the above list, but with crispy and delicious YouTube videos for each entry. 8. Inspirational articles 9. 10. 99 Tips to Help You Play Better features 99 pearls of wisdom from guitar wizards like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Jimmi Page. “Your sound is in your hands as much as anything. 11. Free guitar tabs and guitar chords 12. 13. 14. 15. 17. Free guitar lessons 18. 19. 20. 21. 22.

Arpeggio Tricks | Shredaholic.com The mp3 audio files for this lesson seem to have gone missing, since this lesson was on the old site, as soon as we find them again they will go back up! Trick 1 Trick 2 Trick 3 Trick 4 click here to view the powertab file for this lesson © Atanas Shishkov 2005 Tagged as: arpeggio, legato 30+ Insanely Useful Websites for Guitarists 7. 20 Greatest Guitar Solos Ever resembles the beginning of the above list, but with crispy and delicious YouTube videos for each entry. 9. Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time might not exactly reflect your own thoughts, but it could introduce you to a stellar guitar song you’ve never heard before. 10. 99 Tips to Help You Play Better features 99 pearls of wisdom from guitar wizards like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Jimmi Page. As a preview, here’s number 99: “Your sound is in your hands as much as anything. 11. Free guitar tabs and guitar chords The online guitar tablature community was in turmoil just a few months ago when the legal status of tabs was questioned. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 911Tabs is an aggregator currently linking out to 7 million+ tabs sourced from all over the web. 17. Free guitar lessons 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. Guitar theory 25. More useful resources 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. More links in the font!!

6 Cool Guitar Blues Turn Arounds in the key of E Photo by Steve Garry A good blues turnaround is the icing on the cake of every blues progression. I always beg, borrow, steal and create my own nice sweet sounding turnarounds to add that extra magic when I’m playing a blues song. It’s one of the things that makes the blues sound so cool. Blues turnarounds are played at the end of a section of a blues progression which then leads to the next section or the end of the song. To get a good impression of how turnarounds are played listen to blues guitar players like B.B King, Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton and study theirs. Tip: Every time you play the blues try to play a different turnaround, so you don’t end up playing the same turnaround ten years from now. Enjoy these 6 turnarounds to spice up your blues: Have a great one!

Learning Guitar Now | Slide Guitar and Blues Guitar Lessons Discover Your Discomfort by Jamie Andreas (www.guitarprinciples.com) Okay, I'm going to explain some powerful things for the practicing guitarist who wants to see RESULTS from their practice. In other words, the guitarist who wants to do what I call CORRECT PRACTICE. Have you ever had trouble playing something on the guitar? Have you ever seen or heard someone play something, tried to do it yourself, maybe practiced it for a long time, and ended up with only frustration and bad feelings about yourself as a player? There are a few things that are always true when we are unable to play something we want to play on the guitar. Oh sure, you'll hear people say "play S-L-O-W-LY", or "RELAX"! I got a new student about a year ago, we'll call him Tom. Tom has two very important qualities that a player must have in order to overcome problems, and make what I call Vertical Growth. Tom doesn't have the pain in his shoulder anymore, and his playing is getting better and better. Hold the guitar as comfortable as you can.

3 Juicy Blues Chord Progressions to Be Prepared When I learned my first blues progression it wasn’t something I really got excited about. It was okay but it didn’t make me want to play it over and over again. I would rather prefer cool or mind blowing. Later when I started adding a sprinkle of jazz to it things became more interesting. Blues chord progressions start to change from mediocre to superb. So why should you learn blues chord progression in the first place? Well first off, blues chord progressions are the foundation of blues rhythm and essential for accompanying a great blues solo. Or you could put it the other way around, where would a great lead guitar player be without some awesome accompaniment? This is where you come in. So now anytime you’re in front of a lead guitar player you are cool, confident and prepared because you’ve mastered these 3 juicy blues chord progressions. Being able to play the blues is a great tool for guitar players and musicians in general to get together, jam, explore, evolve and have a great time. Enjoy!

Justin Guitar | Free Guitar Lessons Guitar Lessons : Steve Vai's 30 Hour Workout - 30 hour path to virtuoso enlightenment or how to destroy your pop career in one easy lesson In this section, I'll explain methods to help you find your unique voice as a guitarist, and explain techniques that can aid your expression on the instrument. These laner items include vibrato, bent notes, harmonics, whammy-bar stunts and dynamics. Everything I've told you thus far will help you in your quest to become an accomplished guitar player. However, remember that all the exercises, scales, theory and whatnot are just devices that can help you express yourself more freely on your instrument. Be careful not to get hung up on how fascinating it is to be able to play scales really fast, or to shred yourself into a coma. Use this stuff as a tool, not a prison.

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